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Home Page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/projects/dirac

Sourceforge: http://sourceforge.net/projects/dirac

A FLOSS video codec developed by BBC.

From its web site:

“Dirac is a general-purpose video codec aimed at resolutions from QCIF (180×144) to HDTV (1920×1080) progressive or interlaced. It uses wavelets, motion compensation and arithmetic coding and aims to be competitive with other state of the art codecs.” (More… (http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/projects/dirac/documentation.shtml))

It appears to be patentFree.


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